Gay Community

(redirected from LGB community)
A loosely coherent group of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals and their supporters, organizations and subcultures, united by a philosophy and culture that accepts non-traditional partnerships, lifestyles, and relationships
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Researchers noted that disparities affecting the LGB community come at a significant cost to society --and that data is lacking on disparities that may affect seniors by gender identity and expression.
Concerning the specific personal protection mechanisms, three studies focused on aspects related to the LGB identity: identification with the LGB community (Sandfort et al.
I create and/or display signs that indicate to others that I support the LGB community (e.
This has also given her an insight into the LGB community.
Also, in light of the historical record, if organizations such as ACA and CACREP refuse to tolerate the marginalization of LGB persons on religious grounds and engage in nationwide advocacy efforts to challenge policies that disenfranchise the LGB community, then the heteronormative religious institutions that actively disaffirm or disallow sexual minority identities may begin to reevaluate their hermeneutical approaches that inform discriminatory practices against those with sexual minority identities.
At issue was not having a local connection, particularly when homelessness resulted from fleeing the family home to be near a larger, more visible, LGB community.
The Stonewall WEI scores firms based on a range of criteria including policy and practice, employee engagement, staff development and training and LGB community engagement.
The repeal of DADT was a great step forward for the LGB community.
It's about promoting diversity and being a celebration of the LGB community.
These choices might include identifying safe people outside of group with whom one can share one's experiences, leaving a religious community that has been formative in one's worldview, leaving an LGB community that has been accepting of one's sexual identity, finding connections between and within communities, and so on.
In August 2011, FCA attended Brighton Pride to inform members of the LGB community about fostering and how to become a foster carer.
Doing so provides the opportunity for the paired couples to discuss issues specific to sexual orientation, for example, ways in which the couple have addressed or managed (a) differing understandings of sexual orientation; (b) variations in identity development; (c) societal oppression and corresponding stress; (d) a couple orientation; and (e) relationships with family, friends, and LGB community members.